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Physical Education and the Flipped Classroom: A Custom Training Program Thanks to Moodle

Two ITA teachers for physics opted for a reverse pedagogy thanks to Moodle. After presenting the theoretical content of the students who can access articles, they invited them to make videos of these same ones, executing certain sequences. Students are editing their videos, especially to make a freeze frame and to annotate. In addition to better retention of theoretical notions, this allows students to develop their autonomy, their criticism and their analytical spirit.

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Getting Second Language Students Talking Together with Social Media

Getting second language students to communicate in English can be a challenge, since they are often uncomfortable speaking in front of their peers. Recently, my colleagues and I have come up with a great way to break the ice and to get my students to use the English language using social media, like Facebook and Twitter.

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Sort data

This video tutorial explains how to create a drop-down list in a spreadsheet, classify data based on pre-established criteria, and then use the sorting of data, whether quantitative (numbers) or qualitative (text). The demonstration uses Excel 2010 from Microsoft.

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Using a Wiki for Student Projects

Michel Villeneuve promotes learning in electrical engineering through the use of a wiki in his course which fosters the sharing of technical expertise, peer instruction and shared problem solving!

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Mixing Business with Pleasure: Using Socrative on Smartphones in Class!

Most students have smartphones. I didn’t used to enjoy them fooling around with these gadgets in class, whether they were browsing through their social media updates or texting. Since I don’t like policing my class either, I integrated the use of cell phones into my class. I made them a tool for learning! I use apps like Socrative and Quizlet with my students.

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Format a long report

Applying a style to a text improves the readability and consistency of a document. In this way, the important points are highlighted and the main ideas are distinguished from the secondary ones. To illustrate this example, we use the Word 2010 version. Note that even though the operating procedures may vary slightly from one software to another, they still remain quite similar.

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The Blog as a Monitoring Tool for Internships in Biotechnology

In addition to presenting the steps leading to the realization of the activity, this real-life story presents the impacts of blog use by students to collect the entries of their internship journal in Laboratory Techniques (biotechnologies). This facilitated collaboration and sharing of expertise through student exchanges and live feedback from the teacher. Making the blog public has raised the quality of work and student engagement.

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Teaching Students to Manage Projects with ProjectLibre

ProjectLibre is an open source software that is used to plan and manage a project, whatever the field in which we are evolving (event planning, implementation of a new service, collective production, etc.). This real-life story explains how a teacher integrated ProjectLibre into a Civil Engineering course.

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Page layout parameters

Depending on the nature of the document you have to produce, it may be helpful to change the default layout provided by the word processor. This tutorial explains how to change the orientation of a document, create headers and footers, and edit styles. The demo uses the Word 2010 software, but the layout concepts are pretty much the same from one word processor to another.

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Real Life Stories

Published August 24, 2014

Meeting Students Where They’re At!

Becki George Teacher, Northland College
Kelly La Venture Teacher, Bemidji State University

Kelly La Venture and Becki George of Northland College Wisconsin presented a workshop on hybrid instruction at the recent Canadian International Conference on Education (CICE) at Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia from June 16-19, 2014. After their workshop, in conversation with Profweb’s Norm Spatz, they elaborated on their motivation for creating and teaching hybrid classes. Kelly’s and Becki’s remarks are testimonials that providing flexible learning approaches builds contentment among students – helping Quebec college students master ICT profile skills.

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Articles

Published January 18, 2018

3 Platforms to Create Video-Based Tasks that Actively Engage Students

Andy Van Drom Editor, Profweb

In 2018, cell phones, tablets and computers combined with free applications or software give us the ability to create high quality video and broadcast it within moments. The internet gives us access to vast free video resources. Yet in spite of these technological innovations, students still consume digital media mostly passively in classroom settings. Three free online platforms allow you to create different types of video-based tasks that engage your students more actively.

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Featured Reports

Published September 3, 2018

Active Learning

Jean Desjardins Learning Technology Advisor, Collège Sainte-Anne
Isabelle Senécal Director of Teaching, of Pedagogical Innovation and of International Development, Collège Sainte-Anne

The active learning methods have in common of placing the students in the middle of the learning process. Their teachers can then also think about giving them a role in the planning of the evaluation. Active learning is inspired by real-life contexts that are meaningful for the students, which can increase their level of motivation for the tasks that are suggested to them. It encourages durable learnings rather than using only their short-term memory.

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